Sign and Symptoms of pregnancy

Learn all about sign and symptoms of pregnancy!

Pregnancy can be a daunting process from the day of conception and symptoms of differ from woman to woman and pregnancy to pregnancy.However, one of the most significant pregnancy symptoms is a delayed or missed period. It is important to have a guide to reference so you can make a wise and educated choice about your pregnancy in every stage.Understanding the signs and symptoms of pregnancy is important because each symptom may be related to something other than pregnancy. So how do you know you could be pregnant? Read this article!

Sign and Symptoms of pregnancy

Here are some common sign and symptoms of pregnancy that every woman should know!

1.Missing a Period

This is the obvious one so it is best to keep track and know if you are regular or not.A delayed or missed period is the most common pregnancy symptom leading a woman to test for pregnancy.

2.Darker Areolas

If the skin around the nipples becomes dark then there are chances that you may be pregnant as there are not many other conditions that can cause such a thing.

3.Nausea

Those hormones are going to start changing and nausea is one of the common symptoms.

4.Tingling and Prickling Nipples

Due to changes in hormone levels you may experience tingling and Prickling Nipples. This is a sure sign in combination with others.

5.Tender and Swollen Breasts

Swollen or tender breasts is a pregnancy symptom which may begin as early as 1-2 weeks after conception.

6.Spotting

If you experience spotting and you are ten days after conception—this could mean an implantation bleed. If it does not lead to a regular period, then you may be pregnant.

7.Frequent Urination or Constipation

This is caused by the stretching of the uterus on the bladder and bowel causing these symptoms.

8.Sensitive Nose

You may have a heightened sense of smell.

9.Food Cravings

You may want some weird things at some weird hours so you need to be watchful of that.

10.Dizziness

This is in line with why headaches happen. Although it is goo to check blood pressure.

11.Metallic Taste

This is a in the mouth that is also spawned by hormonal imbalance during pregnancy.

12.Positive Home Pregnancy Test

There are a lot of these on the market that are very sensitive. If it comes out positive you only  have to confirm with other symptoms here.

13.Emotional Swings

You can bet on some mood swings that those hormones are going to cause.

14.Fatigue

Even in early stages your body will be using resources for the baby causing mom to feel tired and cranky.

About Dr. Arslan Malik

Dr. Arslan Malik
Arslan Malik is noted health blogger, public health activist, aspiring dreamer and avid reader. With doctor in pharmacy, he has worked closely with various health organizations, multinational pharmaceuticals and community health programs. Beside his professional practice, he has an avid interest in writing and teaching Physiology and Medicines. He covers variety of topics from Nutrition and Natural Care to Diseases, Treatments, Drug Interactions, Preventive Care and Clinical Research.

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